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Linux Is Gaining a Place at Sun, in Both Strategy and New Server. Trying to blunt a growing challenge to the low end of its business, Sun Microsystems plans on introduce its first computers running the Linux operating system. By John Markoff. [New York Times: Technology]

Microsoft Names The Day For X

Microsoft names the day for Xbox online. The company will hit the switch on its Xbox Live online game-playing service a year after the console was released. But the timing could let Sony steal a march. [CNET News.com]